Pictured: Andrea Moller making her way in to claim the win.
MAUI, Hawaii - This past weekend was another big weekend of results for team SIC at Paddle Imua for the first big downwind race of the year. SIC had a clean sweep taking 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the men’s and women’s divisions! In the Men’s Unlimited, SIC Global team rider Livio Menelau took first place followed by teammates Jeremy Riggs in second and Scotty Trudon in third. For the Women’s, it was the Queen of the downwind and defending champ Andrea Moller in first, followed by her teammates Sonni Honscheid in second and Devin Blish, Andrea’s training partner, on her SIC Bullet 17 in third.
Pictured: Scotty Trudon, Livio Menelau, Jeremy Riggs
SIC has been a supporter of the Paddle Imua and Ike Imua events for the past several years, but in 2014, SIC has increased its support to become the official board sponsor for the event. “The amount of support and Aloha from the paddle community for the kids is really amazing ” said Braly Joy, Director of Marketing at SIC. “This really is a feel good event for everyone involved, the first big Maliko race of the year, and to see how much fun the kids have leaves all of us with a great feeling and we are looking forward to next year.”
Pictured: Devin Blish, Sonni Honscheid, Andrea Moller
The Paddle Imua event is an exciting annual fundraising event for Imua Family Services, benefiting Camp Imua. Camp Imua celebrates the lives of special needs children by embracing their connection to the ocean, which defines their sense of place, “Hawai’i nei”.
Pictured: Paddle Imua fans having a blast at the event!
ABOUT SIC (Sandwich Islands Composites)
SIC “Sandwich Islands Composites” is the vision of master shaper/designer - Mark Raaphorst. Mark has more than 20 years experience building surfboards, windsurfers and outrigger canoes. He is credited as being one of the pioneers of SUP, the first to integrate an Active Steering System into and SUP and for creating some of the most winning race boards in the world. Their speed and SIC is proud to agility, sleek styling and piercing waterlines, quality craftsmanship and attention to details, have also earned SIC the reputation of being the “Ferrari of SUP boards”. SIC makes boards for intermediate to elite paddlers looking for the best in race, fitness/touring and surf. For more information visit: www.sicmaui.com